Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 48 43
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +20
Permanent jobs citing C 563 602 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.49% 5.50% 5.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.12% 9.83% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 453 417 490
South West median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6174 6125 6727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.16% 56.01% 56.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5242 5241 5807
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +55 199 £45,000 +8.43% 19
Gloucestershire -17 161 £46,250 +2.78% 4
Wiltshire -1 63 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Dorset +38 61 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cornwall +24 29 £40,000 +33.33%
Somerset -5 27 £40,000 +14.29%
Devon +16 19 £42,500 +6.25%
C
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 290 (51.51%) Software Engineering
2 269 (47.78%) C++
3 201 (35.70%) Degree
3 201 (35.70%) Security Cleared
4 158 (28.06%) Linux
5 137 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (23.80%) Java
7 114 (20.25%) DV Cleared
8 95 (16.87%) Computer Science
9 89 (15.81%) Python
10 86 (15.28%) SC Cleared
11 85 (15.10%) Electronics
12 78 (13.85%) UML
13 73 (12.97%) OO
14 72 (12.79%) Project Management
15 64 (11.37%) Embedded C
16 63 (11.19%) Windows
17 61 (10.83%) ITIL
18 53 (9.41%) Embedded Systems
19 52 (9.24%) SQL
20 51 (9.06%) Mathematics
21 50 (8.88%) C#
22 47 (8.35%) Validation
22 47 (8.35%) Scrum
23 46 (8.17%) Git (software)
24 45 (7.99%) JavaScript
25 44 (7.82%) MODAF
26 43 (7.64%) TOGAF
27 42 (7.46%) Microsoft
28 39 (6.93%) Management Information System

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (2.49%) Confluence
2 10 (1.78%) Apache
3 9 (1.60%) IIS
4 7 (1.24%) CMS
4 7 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.89%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.36%) JBoss
8 2 (0.36%) Kentico
8 2 (0.36%) Marvel
8 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.18%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (3.20%) Simulink
2 10 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.36%) InDesign
5 2 (0.36%) InVision
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.36%) Pixate
5 2 (0.36%) UXPin
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.18%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.66%) Amazon S3
3 13 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.78%) Office 365
5 8 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.89%) SaaS
7 4 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (0.71%) Route 53
7 4 (0.71%) Serverless
7 4 (0.71%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.36%) GitHub
8 2 (0.36%) IaaS
8 2 (0.36%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.33%) Firewall
2 27 (4.80%) Wireless
3 26 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 22 (3.91%) HTTP
5 21 (3.73%) Ethernet
6 15 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (2.49%) Internet
7 14 (2.49%) ZigBee
8 12 (2.13%) Bluetooth
8 12 (2.13%) VoIP
9 10 (1.78%) SNMP
9 10 (1.78%) WAN
10 9 (1.60%) VPN
11 8 (1.42%) ISDN
11 8 (1.42%) LAN
11 8 (1.42%) RTCP
11 8 (1.42%) RTP
12 7 (1.24%) FCoE
13 6 (1.07%) 4G
14 5 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.57%) Big Data
2 24 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 14 (2.49%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.31%) Geospatial Data
5 10 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.78%) MySQL
6 9 (1.60%) GIS
6 9 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.42%) Spatial Data
8 7 (1.24%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.07%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.89%) Yellowfin
11 4 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.53%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.75%) Jenkins
3 34 (6.04%) JIRA
4 29 (5.15%) Selenium
5 28 (4.97%) Rational DOORS
6 21 (3.73%) Visual Studio
7 20 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (2.49%) Eclipse
8 14 (2.49%) JUnit
9 13 (2.31%) Bitbucket
9 13 (2.31%) Subversion
10 7 (1.24%) EasyMock
10 7 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
10 7 (1.24%) Redmine
11 6 (1.07%) Maven
12 5 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.71%) GNU Toolchain
13 4 (0.71%) JMeter
13 4 (0.71%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.71%) Valgrind
General
1 85 (15.10%) Electronics
2 37 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.68%) Finance
4 27 (4.80%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.20%) Advertising
5 18 (3.20%) Aerospace
6 15 (2.66%) Marketing
7 8 (1.42%) Local Government
8 6 (1.07%) Games
8 6 (1.07%) Retail
9 5 (0.89%) Avionics
10 4 (0.71%) Automotive
10 4 (0.71%) Legal
11 3 (0.53%) Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 230 (40.85%) Software Engineer
2 85 (15.10%) C++ Software Engineer
3 84 (14.92%) Developer
4 67 (11.90%) Embedded Engineer
5 63 (11.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 62 (11.01%) Consultant
7 56 (9.95%) C Software Engineer
8 53 (9.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 32 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
10 29 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
11 28 (4.97%) Software Developer
12 27 (4.80%) Java Engineer
12 27 (4.80%) Java Software Engineer
12 27 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
13 25 (4.44%) C++ Developer
14 24 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
15 20 (3.55%) C++ Software Developer
16 19 (3.37%) Java Developer
17 15 (2.66%) Java Software Developer
17 15 (2.66%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.57%) REST
2 35 (6.22%) HTML
3 32 (5.68%) AngularJS
4 31 (5.51%) .NET
5 25 (4.44%) CSS
5 25 (4.44%) Qt
6 24 (4.26%) Middleware
7 22 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (3.91%) XML
8 17 (3.02%) D3.js
9 16 (2.84%) Node.js
10 15 (2.66%) Java EE
11 13 (2.31%) CSS3
11 13 (2.31%) HTML5
11 13 (2.31%) JSON
11 13 (2.31%) Spring
12 12 (2.13%) Web Services
13 11 (1.95%) SOAP
14 10 (1.78%) JSF
15 9 (1.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.87%) Computer Science
2 53 (9.41%) Embedded Systems
3 39 (6.93%) Management Information System
4 29 (5.15%) Algorithms
5 20 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.31%) User Experience
7 12 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (1.95%) CESG
8 11 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.95%) VHDL
9 8 (1.42%) Robotics
9 8 (1.42%) Smart Home
10 7 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.24%) Wiki
11 6 (1.07%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.07%) CPLD
12 5 (0.89%) Device Driver
12 5 (0.89%) Digital TV
12 5 (0.89%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 158 (28.06%) Linux
2 63 (11.19%) Windows
3 25 (4.44%) Android
4 19 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.20%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (1.95%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.60%) CentOS
8 9 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.42%) Unix
9 8 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.07%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.53%) OpenWrt
13 3 (0.53%) ThreadX
14 2 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (51.51%) Software Engineering
2 137 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (13.85%) UML
4 73 (12.97%) OO
5 72 (12.79%) Project Management
6 61 (10.83%) ITIL
7 51 (9.06%) Mathematics
8 47 (8.35%) Scrum
8 47 (8.35%) Validation
9 44 (7.82%) MODAF
10 43 (7.64%) TOGAF
11 33 (5.86%) Open Source
12 32 (5.68%) SDLC
13 31 (5.51%) OOD
14 30 (5.33%) Analytics
14 30 (5.33%) Change Management
15 29 (5.15%) Information Security
15 29 (5.15%) Service Delivery
16 28 (4.97%) Data Modelling
16 28 (4.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 269 (47.78%) C++
2 134 (23.80%) Java
3 89 (15.81%) Python
4 64 (11.37%) Embedded C
5 52 (9.24%) SQL
6 50 (8.88%) C#
7 45 (7.99%) JavaScript
8 30 (5.33%) MATLAB
9 27 (4.80%) Bash Shell
10 21 (3.73%) PHP
11 20 (3.55%) Embedded C++
12 18 (3.20%) Go
13 16 (2.84%) Perl
14 12 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.95%) Ada
15 11 (1.95%) Fortran
16 10 (1.78%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.42%) Objective-C
18 7 (1.24%) Korn
19 6 (1.07%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 201 (35.70%) Degree
1 201 (35.70%) Security Cleared
2 114 (20.25%) DV Cleared
3 86 (15.28%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (5.15%) HND
6 19 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (3.20%) CCNA
7 18 (3.20%) CISSP
8 13 (2.31%) MCSE
8 13 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 12 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
10 11 (1.95%) GIAC
10 11 (1.95%) Linux+ Certification
10 11 (1.95%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (1.95%) SANS
10 11 (1.95%) SSCP
11 10 (1.78%) CIMA
11 10 (1.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.66%) DO-178B
2 8 (1.42%) COBIT
2 8 (1.42%) SLA
3 7 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.07%) Def Stans
4 6 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (1.07%) IEC 61508
4 6 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.07%) MISRA
4 6 (1.07%) QA
4 6 (1.07%) RMADS
5 5 (0.89%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.71%) ECSS
6 4 (0.71%) MIL-STD-1553
7 3 (0.53%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.36%) DO-254
8 2 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 21 (3.73%) Firmware
2 10 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.42%) NFS
5 7 (1.24%) Docker
5 7 (1.24%) Samba
5 7 (1.24%) VMware NSX
5 7 (1.24%) vSphere
6 5 (0.89%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.18%) Snort
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) Xen
8 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (3.37%) Puppet
2 8 (1.42%) Ansible
3 7 (1.24%) Nagios
3 7 (1.24%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.71%) Salt
5 3 (0.53%) rkt
6 2 (0.36%) WSUS
7 1 (0.18%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.18%) Terraform
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.09%) Freescale
3 21 (3.73%) Oracle
4 20 (3.55%) VMware
5 17 (3.02%) Cisco
6 14 (2.49%) EMC
7 13 (2.31%) SAP
8 10 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.42%) NetApp
10 7 (1.24%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.24%) Citrix
10 7 (1.24%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.07%) Apple
11 6 (1.07%) HP
11 6 (1.07%) IBM
12 5 (0.89%) Tableau
13 4 (0.71%) AVG
13 4 (0.71%) Dell
13 4 (0.71%) Meraki
13 4 (0.71%) Yahoo!